The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 98 91 66
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -25
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 26 15 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.21% 0.79% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 1.12% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 11
Average daily rate
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£275 £255 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.84% -32.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £207 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £365 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £368 £325
% change year-on-year
-15.64% +13.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £155.00 £135.00
% change year-on-year
-76.77% +14.81%
Performance Testing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1670 1344 1020
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 77.57% 71.15% 73.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 931 742 549
Average daily rate £380 £360 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 70 80
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £83.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Performance Testing across the Hampshire region.

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Performance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Performance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing across the Hampshire region.

Performance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Performance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton -17 5 £275 +18.27%
Havant - 5 £275 -
Basingstoke - 2 £400 -
Eastleigh - - - -
Gosport - - - -
Performance Testing
South East

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Testing.

1 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (44.12%) Windows
3 14 (41.18%) SAN
4 13 (38.24%) Scrum
4 13 (38.24%) HP
5 11 (32.35%) Java
5 11 (32.35%) Migration
5 11 (32.35%) Selenium
5 11 (32.35%) Cucumber
6 10 (29.41%) Test Automation
6 10 (29.41%) Change Control
6 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (29.41%) ISEB
7 9 (26.47%) SQL
8 8 (23.53%) Clustering
8 8 (23.53%) 3PAR
8 8 (23.53%) JIRA
9 7 (20.59%) Load Testing
9 7 (20.59%) Android
9 7 (20.59%) Apple iOS
9 7 (20.59%) Appium
10 6 (17.65%) LoadRunner
11 5 (14.71%) Shell Script
11 5 (14.71%) Xcode
11 5 (14.71%) Linux
11 5 (14.71%) Web Services
11 5 (14.71%) IntelliJ
11 5 (14.71%) Calabash
11 5 (14.71%) iSCSI

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.88%) Confluence
2 1 (2.94%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Assets
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (41.18%) SAN
2 5 (14.71%) iSCSI
3 4 (11.76%) FCoE
3 4 (11.76%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (5.88%) LAN
4 2 (5.88%) WAN
4 2 (5.88%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.94%) FTP
5 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (32.35%) Selenium
1 11 (32.35%) Cucumber
2 8 (23.53%) JIRA
3 7 (20.59%) Appium
4 6 (17.65%) LoadRunner
5 5 (14.71%) Xcode
5 5 (14.71%) IntelliJ
5 5 (14.71%) Calabash
6 4 (11.76%) JMeter
7 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
7 3 (8.82%) Subversion
8 2 (5.88%) Eclipse
8 2 (5.88%) JUnit
8 2 (5.88%) Zephyr
8 2 (5.88%) WebDriver
9 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
9 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (2.94%) ClearCase
9 1 (2.94%) ClearQuest
General
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Analyst
1 7 (20.59%) Test Analyst
2 4 (11.76%) Server Engineer
2 4 (11.76%) Tester
2 4 (11.76%) Wintel Engineer
2 4 (11.76%) Automation Tester
2 4 (11.76%) Mobile Tester
3 3 (8.82%) Developer
3 3 (8.82%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Test Specialist
4 2 (5.88%) Consultant
4 2 (5.88%) Test Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Test Manager
4 2 (5.88%) OBIEE Developer
4 2 (5.88%) SAN Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Performance Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Performance Test Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) Web Services
2 4 (11.76%) RESTful
3 2 (5.88%) .NET
3 2 (5.88%) XML
4 1 (2.94%) WCF
4 1 (2.94%) jQuery
4 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.94%) Castle Windsor
4 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Clustering
2 5 (14.71%) Robotics
3 4 (11.76%) GIS
3 4 (11.76%) Device Driver
4 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.94%) Open Source
5 1 (2.94%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 15 (44.12%) Windows
2 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (20.59%) Android
3 7 (20.59%) Apple iOS
4 5 (14.71%) Linux
5 4 (11.76%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (38.24%) Scrum
3 11 (32.35%) Migration
4 10 (29.41%) Test Automation
4 10 (29.41%) Change Control
5 7 (20.59%) Load Testing
6 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
6 5 (14.71%) Software Testing
7 4 (11.76%) Test Scripting
7 4 (11.76%) BDD
8 3 (8.82%) System Testing
8 3 (8.82%) TDD
9 2 (5.88%) Data Analysis
9 2 (5.88%) Manual Testing
9 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (5.88%) Data Modelling
9 2 (5.88%) Test Management
9 2 (5.88%) Functional Testing
9 2 (5.88%) Android Development
9 2 (5.88%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) Java
2 9 (26.47%) SQL
3 5 (14.71%) Shell Script
4 4 (11.76%) Perl
5 3 (8.82%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.94%) C
7 1 (2.94%) C#
7 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) ISEB
2 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) NFS
2 1 (2.94%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) WebInspect
2 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) HP
2 8 (23.53%) 3PAR
3 4 (11.76%) VMware
3 4 (11.76%) Veritas
4 3 (8.82%) Oracle
4 3 (8.82%) IBM
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.94%) Primavera
5 1 (2.94%) Coverity